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Commercial Driver Training Program

Online Commercial Driver Training Program
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Course Overview

The Online Commercial Driver Training program provides a suite of courses required and recommended for professionals in the Commercial Transportation Industry.

Upon successful completion of each course, you will be provided with a certificate of completion for that course.

Course Detail

Commercial Driver Training course price $669.74
Commercial Driver Training duration Approximately 15 hours
Commercial Driver Training Pass mark 80%
Commercial Driver Training attempts to pass 2
Commercial Driver Training course certificate of completion Yes

Courses included within the seven course program:

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DAILY TRIP INSPECTION NSC Standard

  • Preparing for the Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Air Brake System Inspection
  • Defects and Major Defects
  • Performing Inspections

CANADIAN FEDERAL HOURS OF SERVICE NSC Standard

  • The history of Federal Hours of Service legislation
  • The human body clock and fatigue
  • When driving is prohibited
  • Which vehicles the regulations apply to and which are exempt
  • Logbooks and daily duty status categories
  • On-duty limits and off-duty requirements
  • Sleeper berth requirements
  • Cycles, cycle limits, cycle resets, and cycle switching
  • Special permits for various vehicles
  • Exemptions for emergencies or adverse driving conditions
  • Out-of-service declarations
  • Inspections

NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT NSC Standard

  • Importance of cargo securement
  • What federal regulations mean to drivers and carriers
  • Cargo securement affects CSA scores
  • Working load limits
  • Indirect and direct tie-downs
  • Cargo loading and securement techniques
  • Performing pre-trip and en route flatbed and cargo inspections
  • Best practices for securing common commodities

DEFENSIVE DRIVING ATTITUDES COURSE

  • Pet Peeves
    • Explores situations and the actions of other drivers that may cause irritation or changes in decision making as well as an increase in risk-taking behaviour
    • Encourages a more tolerant outlook toward other drivers
  • Stress
    • How stress affects drivers mentally, emotionally, and physically to promote risk taking behaviour
    • What drivers can do to reduce or manage stress and their reaction to it
  • Anger
    • Anger is the most dangerous emotion when mixed with driving
    • Understand two kinds of anger that can result in reactionary or risk taking driving actions
    • Simple and effective anger management tools that can be used while driving
    • How to avoid personal confrontations and road rage incidents
  • Aggressive Driving
    • Understanding the nature of aggressive driving
    • How anyone can turn into an aggressive driver if stressed or provoked
    • How to reduce risky driving actions which could cause incidents
    • Reducing vehicle abuse, fuel, and repair costs
  • Emotional IQ
    • How willingness to take responsibility for resolving even bad situations in a positive way can reduce stress and empower drivers
    • How unrealistic expectations of others leads to disappointment, stress, and escalated risk tolerance

BLIND SPOTS  AND SAFE BACKING PROCEDURES COURSE

  • Safe Backing and Blind Spots Introduction
  • Blind spot distances
  • Internal blind spots
  • Proper mirror positioning
  • Blind spot monitoring technology
  • External blind spots
  • Backing collisions
  • Backing preparation
  • Backing with a guide and use of hand signals
  • Parking lot exercises
  • Other backing hazards
  • Latest back-up technology

WHMIS COURSE TOPICS

  • What is  WHMIS
  • Components of WHMIS regulations
  • WHMIS classes
  • Hazard symbols
  • WHMIS label types and requirements
  • MSDS
  • WHMIS exemptions
  • Emergency response
  • PPE – Personal protective equipment

TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS  (TDG) COURSE TOPICS

  • The requirements for TDG training and certification
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • Packing groups
  • Shipping name
  • Compatibility groups
  • Placards and UN numbers
  • Label requirements
  • Safety marks
  • Packaging and vessel requirements
  • Documentation requirements
  • Exemptions
  • Emergency Response Assistance Plans – ERAP
  • Reporting requirements
  • Containers
  • Transportation of dangerous goods schedules

 

 

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